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Social media fact-checking, brought to you by the Deep State

By Daniel Espinoza Source: Off-Guardian Almost four years of mainstream media hype about “fake news” and “Russian meddling” propaganda has brought to the world exactly what they were intended to bring: an effective mechanism for internet and social media censorship. In the center of this move … Continue reading

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Slouching towards dystopia: the rise of surveillance capitalism and the death of privacy

Our lives and behaviour have been turned into profit for the Big Tech giants – and we meekly click “Accept”. How did we sleepwalk into a world without privacy? By John Naughton Source: New Statesman Suppose you walk into a shop and … Continue reading

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Freedom Rider: The Internet Does Washington’s Dirty Work

By Margaret Kimberly Source: Black Agenda Report As long as the internet is in private hands it should be seen as a “frenemy” — a useful resource that can also be wielded as a weapon. “Black people are routinely sent … Continue reading

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Hovering in Cyberspace

By Edward Curtin Source: Behind the Curtain We live in a fabricated reality where the visible world became nearly meaningless once the screen world became people’s “window on the world.”  An electronic nothingness replaced reality as people gleefully embraced digital … Continue reading

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It’s Just An Illusion – The Management of Perception

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times ɪˈluːʒ(ə)n/ noun an instance of a wrong or misinterpreted perception of a sensory experience. a deceptive appearance or impression. a false idea or belief. We live in a society in which spurious realities … Continue reading

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What happened to individual empowerment in the internet age?

By Kurt Cobb Source: Resilience Apple Computer’s 1984 Superbowl commercial—one of the most iconic television commercials ever made—announced two things: the introduction of the Macintosh computer and that this computer could in some fashion allow each of us to escape … Continue reading

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Internet Free Speech All But Dead

Unelected, unnamed censors are operating across the Internet to suppress “unapproved” content. By Philip Giraldi Source: OpEdNews.com The Internet was originally promoted as a completely free and uncensored mechanism for people everywhere to exchange views and communicate, but it has … Continue reading

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Jacques Ellul: A Prophet for Our Tech-Saturated Times

Read his works to understand how we’ve been caught in technology’s nightmarish hold. By Andrew Nikiforuk Source: The Tyee By now you have probably read about the so-called “tech backlash.” Facebook and other social media have undermined what’s left of … Continue reading

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